Wayne Thomas Elementary School



Wayne Thomas Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wayne Thomas Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 29
1 52
2 46
3 55
4 51
5 61
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wayne Thomas Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Highland Park, IL in the North Shore School District 112. It enrolls 294 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wayne Thomas Elementary School is the 1,792nd largest public school in Illinois and the 42,107th largest nationally. It has 11.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 294
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,107th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,792nd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 145th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,192nd out of 2,415

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Wayne Thomas Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 155
(53%)
2,185
(51%)
 Female 139
(47%)
2,104
(49%)

Wayne Thomas Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 233
(79%)
2,810
(66%)
 Hispanic 32
(11%)
1,163
(27%)
 Asian 15
(5%)
144
(3%)
 Black 8
(3%)
80
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
63
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
22
(1%)

Wayne Thomas Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 259
(88%)
3,169
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 35
(12%)
1,066
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
54
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Wayne Thomas Elementary School is ranked 2,215th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wayne Thomas Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Wayne Thomas Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 332
2006 332
2007 325
2008 345
2009 359
2010 350
2011 364
2012 347
2013 323
2014 319
2015 294

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 12.8
2007 15.5
2008 13
2009 13.1
2010 13
2011 13
2012 10.7
2013 12.4
2014 11.9
2015 11.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.074175824175824
2012 0.092219020172911
2013 0.089783281733746
2014 0.084639498432602
2015 0.11904761904762

Compare Wayne Thomas Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,140.0% 11.4:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.9%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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